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Mud therapy or hyaluronic acid injections: which is better for knee osteoarthritis?

Mud therapy or hyaluronic acid injections: which is better for knee osteoarthritis?

Not familiar: I am not familiar with mud therapy so i really could not tell you about that. Hyaluronic acid injections are helpful for people with moderate osteoarthritis and give up to 6 months of relief in sucessfull cases. They do not work well in people with severe osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more


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Is hyaluronic acid to be used for someone under 30?

Is hyaluronic acid to be used for someone under 30?

Hyaluronic Acid: Hyaluronic Acid helps to trap water and is helpful in moisturizing our skin. Since it is a large molecule, it has limited ability to penetrate the skin in a topical form so typically it is injected into the skin. The injectable forms are the dermal fillers known as Restylane, Belotero Balance and Juvederm. Hylatopic plus is a topical used to treat dry skin. If a person needs HA, it may be used. ...Read more

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Can hyaluronic acid cause allergies?

Unusual: Any medication can cause an allergic reaction. An allergic reaction to hyaluronic acid would be unusual. ...Read more

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Are hyaluronic acid supplements effective?

Probably not: Not man y supplements are efective, and this probably goes for this one as well. Read at www.Theendofillness.Com certainly not to plump any specific areas which are injected with hyaluronic acid, and probably also not for joint conditions. ...Read more

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Can hyaluronic acid pills make lips bigger?

NO: Maybe if you suck on them really hard for a loooong time. No, just kidding, injections my dear, injections, not pills. ...Read more

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Has hyaluronic acid been proven to cause cancer?

No: Hyaluronic acid is a normal component of human tissue. The production of dietary supplements is however less regulated than pharmaceuticals so impurities can occur. Be careful of where you get your supplements if you choose to use them. ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid topically good to reduce wrinkles?

A decent moisturizer: Hyaluronic acid is an acceptable moisturizer but it is unlikely to achieve true rejuvenating effects when applied topically. ...Read more

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Any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Very rare: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections are a type of "visco-supplementation" treatment for knee arthritis. Side effects are exceeding rare, but any injection into the knee joint could introduce an infection or cause an inflammatory reaction to occur. I have used supartz (hyaluronic acid) in my practice for nearly 14 years on a regular basis without any documented side effects. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid supplements really work for anti-aging?

Does hyaluronic acid supplements really work for anti-aging?

No.: The only maneuver shown to delay aging is caloric restriction. You may wish to consult the following site for more information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/calorie_restriction. ...Read more

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Is a hyaluronic acid injection on the ankle for ankle sprainhelpful?

Is a  hyaluronic acid injection on the ankle for ankle sprainhelpful?

It can: Review of the medical literature may indicate that this helps shorten the recovery time and return to sports activity, but is expensive. Talk to a sports medicine oriented podiatrist or orthopedist for their experience with this. ...Read more

Hyaluronic Acid (Definition)

Hyaluronic acid is a long chain polysaccharide, or sugar type of molecule. It is a naturally occurring substance that is a normal part of our body. It can be injected into the body to fill wrinkles. Our body eventually breaks the material down, so the ...Read more


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